Research suggests that eating with your TV tuned to “Charlie Rose” (or other quality PBS programming, such as the NewsHour) is one way to keep calories in check.
How did the United States become a nation where food isn't so much cooked as disassembled and reassembled? Author and former New York Times reporter Melanie Warner speaks with Hari Sreenivasan about her new book, "Pandora's Lunchbox: How Processed Food…
By Larisa Epatko
Some Baltimore-based researchers and chefs are looking into how people's diets can be more environmentally friendly.
By Jason Kane
‘Tis the season for giving thanks and sharing blame. The fiscal cliff, Bush-era tax cuts, the White House, the 47 Percent, Greece, Spain — the accusations seem to be swirling everywhere this fall. So in the spirit of sharing guilt,…
As the country strains to meet its growing food needs, Chinese consumers insist that the government not cut corners.
By Larisa Epatko
Jon Miller of Homelands Productions traveled to the Greek island of Crete to find out why its obesity rate has increased over the years. He took these photos along the way.
Public health experts have long warned of a growing obesity epidemic in America. This week, the Institute of Medicine and others launched a major campaign in hopes of curbing the problem. Ray Suarez and Dr. Francis Collins of the National…
Michelle Obama launched a new program Tuesday aimed at eliminating childhood obesity within one generation. The "Let's Move" initiative, which seeks to reshape childhood eating and exercise habits, marks her first major public policy effort as first lady.
In an interview with Jim Lehrer, first lady Michelle Obama said it's critically important for the future of the country to bring childhood obesity under control and encourage more physical fitness.
More than 60 percent of children have "insufficient" levels of Vitamin D, a study published by the journal Pediatrics concluded on Monday. Gwen Ifill reports.
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